Dr. Castillo is a board certified neuropsychologist and a board certified subspecialist in pediatric neuropsychology. She engages in comprehensive evaluations of children and adolescents who are experiencing learning, behavioral, memory, and other neuropsychological dysfunction. Dr. Castillo specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation of the following conditions:
Central nervous system cancers, such as brain tumors and leukemia
Childhood-onset of Bipolar Disorder or Schizophrenia
Concussions/Traumatic Brain Injuries
Genetic disorders, such as Neurofibromatosis-1, Klinefelter’s, and Down Syndrome
Meningitis and Encephalitis
Neurodevelopmental disorders, such as ADHD, Autism, Learning Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
More About Dr. Castillo
Dr. Castillo serves clients ranging in age from approximately 3 to 21 and their families. She is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in both clinical neuropsychology and pediatric neuropsychology. She also holds the National Certification in School Psychology. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Pennsylvania Psychological Association and National Association of School Psychologists. Prior to joining PBH, she worked for 10 years as a pediatric neuropsychologist at Children’s Medical Center Dallas.
Dr. Castillo obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology, with an emphasis in neuropsychology, from Texas A&M University. She completed an APA-approved predoctoral internship at a school district in Texas, focusing on neuropsychological evaluations of students. Her two-year neuropsychological fellowship was completed at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where she worked with both acute and chronic medical conditions, specializing in traumatic brain injuries, epilepsy, and brain tumors.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Castillo has taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including courses in general psychology, personality theory, psychopathology, biological psychology, and therapeutic parenting. She is an active reviewer of journal manuscripts for several prominent psychological journals, and also enjoys speaking to school psychologists, school nurses, and other professional and community groups. She is the sole editor of Children with Complex Medical Issues in Schools: Neuropsychological Descriptions and Interventions, and has authored and co-authored numerous other book chapters and journal articles.
To reach Dr. Christine Castillo, call 717-397-1400, ext. 111 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.